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syncopated

[ sing-kuh-pey-tid, sin- ]
/ ˈsɪŋ kəˌpeɪ tɪd, ˈsɪn- /
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adjective
marked by syncopation: syncopated rhythm.
cut short; abbreviated.
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Origin of syncopated

1655–65; <Late Latin syncopāt(us) (see syncopate) + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM syncopated

un·syn·co·pat·ed, adjective
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